Lactation Support

Johns Hopkins knows that continuing to express milk after you return to work requires extra planning and support to fit into your work day and environment.

The Johns Hopkins Lactation Support Program is here to help make the transition back to work easier so that you can express milk for as long as it is the best choice for you and the beneficiaries of your milk. Click the tabs below to learn more about our offerings.

Lactation Rooms

Lactation rooms are located throughout our campuses for employees who need a private space to express milk while at work. Register to use a room, learn what you’ll find when you get there, and even how to have your department host a room if your location is in need of one.

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Tips for Success

Get suggestions on how to successfully continue expressing milk after returning to work, including tips on what to do before taking parental leave, while on leave, and once you are back at work.

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Manager Resources

As a manager, you have a responsibility to support employees who wish to express milk after returning to work. Learn how you can best help them, including what to do before employees take parental leave and once they return, plus applicable laws and policies.

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Laws & Policies

Federal and State laws regarding chest/breastfeeding in addition to JHU policies for Lactation Accommodations and Parental Leave.

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REGISTER HERE to use a Lactation Room.